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Railroad Dispatcher

ransportation, Distribution and Logistics career cluster

Career Program
Professional Development Courses

Quick Program Facts

  • Number of courses: 6
  • Total hours: 440
  • Cost: $940 (for entire program)
  • Admission: Requires acceptance into program
  • Financial aid: TPEG, TCC Foundation
  • Campus:  Northwest
  • Types of instruction: classroom and simulation lab
  • Certificate: TCC Certificate of Completion
    • No guarantee of employment

2019 Classes

We will post the class dates as soon as the schedule is ready.

Program Description

Our program will teach you the rules, regulations and procedures of a railroad dispatcher.

You will use computer systems in a hands-on simulated dispatching environment to learn to move trains safely and efficiently across an assigned territory.

Eligibility Requirements and Prerequisites

You must:

Credentials in Detail

After completing this program, you will receive a TCC Certificate of Completion.

Courses You Will Take

Check availability: Go to the Course Sections Offered by Term page and scroll down to Continuing Education Terms.

How to Apply: Selective Admissions Process

  1. Apply to the Railroad Dispatcher Program:
    1. Complete and submit the Railroad Dispatcher Program Application
    2. Receive approval by the pre-screening panel
    3. Be scheduled for the Railroad Dispatcher Aptitude Test after receiving approval
    4. Pass the Railroad Dispatcher Aptitude Test
    5. Participate in an interview with a panel of industry representatives.
  2. Apply to TCC once you are accepted into the Railroad Dispatcher program.

More Questions?

See our Railroad Dispatcher FAQ.



Northwest Campus

Community & Industry Education Services
Terri Kleam, Program Coordinator
2301 Horizon Drive
Fort Worth, TX 76177

Updated September 11, 2018